Chandahkaumudi, aka: Chandaḥkaumudī, Chandas-kaumudi; 1 Definition(s)


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Alternative spellings of this word include Chhandahkaumudi.

In Hinduism

Chandas (prosody, study of Sanskrit metres)

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Chandaḥkaumudī (छन्दःकौमुदी) is the name of a work ascribed to Nārāyaṇa Śāstrin Khiste related to the topics of Sanskrit prosody (chandas) but having an unknown period of composition.

Source: Shodhganga: a concise history of Sanskrit Chanda literature
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Chandas (छन्दस्) refers to Sanskrit prosody and represents one of the six Vedangas (auxiliary disciplines belonging to the study of the Vedas). The science of prosody (chandas-shastra) focusses on the study of the poetic meters such as the commonly known twenty-six metres mentioned by Pingalas.

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